[Scribus] PDF questions: digitally sign + embed vs. outline
Mon Jul 16 14:19:46 CEST 2007
> Femke Snelting wrote:
>> 2. I am aware that there are many good reasons for forcing fonts to
>> outline in pdf export, but is there any way to switch this off
>> temporarily or on a case-by-case basis? Using the python scripter for
>> example? I've read the discussions on the list here, and tested the
>> pdftops solution described here:
>> http://nashi.altmuehlnet.de/pipermail/scribus/2007-May/024023.html so it
>> is not difficult to create machine readable pdf's from Scribus. But as
>> we are having to use .ttf fonts (we might change this for the next
>> issue, but that is not possible for the upcoming edition), I am stuck
>> with only outlines...
> Scribus only insists on outlining OTF fonts but can embed TTF fonts in PDF.
> Check settings in Preferences->Fonts, column "subset" or "outline".
> Apparently Scribus also outlines TTF fonts if they have more than a certain
> (large) number of glyphs.
> I'm not sure if the following change made it into 188.8.131.52, but recent
> of Scribus produce searchable/selectabale text when producing PDF (there may
> be still be problems with spaces at the wrong positions)
I'm quite alright with the spaces and their position, though looking
forward to Scribus automatically producing searchable PDF's of course :-)
In 184.108.40.206 the option to un-check 'subset' is not available yet; but it
is in 1.3.4. Unfortunately, all fonts we are using for the magazine, can
not be 'unchecked' (others can), i.e. are forced to subset. I guess
because Scribus has detected issues with these fonts?
I'll keep on looking!
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